Vivi-Anne Hulten

 

 

Age: 91

 

Summary: Swedish national figure-skating champion known as "The Flame of Sweden" who was called the greatest Swedish woman athlete of all time by the Swedish Sportswriter Association, who refused to salute Adolf Hitler when she was awarded a bronze medal in the 1936 Olympics, and who had a well-known and longstanding feud with Norwegian Olympic skater Sonja Henie.

 

 

Cause of Death: Pneumonia

 

Born: August 25, 1911

 

Died: January 15, 2003

 

Location: Corona del Mar, California